IfG in the news

14th February 2019
'Sky Views' Seaborne Freight fiasco quotes IfG research on outsourcing.
12th February 2019
BBC piece on the countdown to the  UK's exit from the EU. References the IfG's paper Brexit: two months to go.
12th February 2019
Politics Home piece on the delay to the Open Government Action Plan, which the IfG has called on the Digital Minister to publish.
11th February 2019
Dr Gemma Tetlow, IfG Chief Economist, on the options open to the Chancellor at the 2019 Spending Review.
11th February 2019
Express piece on secrecy around the Prime Minister's Brexit plan. References the IfG's Preparing Brexit report.
11th February 2019
Dr Gemma Tetlow, IfG Chief Economist, says industries like dairy farming would all but disappear under a unilateral free trade approach with zero tarriffs on all imports.
10th February 2019
Jill Rutter, IfG Programme Director, talks to Channel 4 News about what to expect from the Brexit negotiations in the week ahead.
9th February 2019
The Guardian piece on the Government's transparency around Brexit. References the IfG's Preparing Brexit report. 
8th February 2019
Dr Emily Andrews, IfG Associate Director, says many major domestic policy issues facing the country are not being addressed because of Brexit. 
7th February 2019
Maddy Thimont Jack, IfG Researcher, says even a month would be barely enough time for the Government to pass the required legislation for Brexit.  
7th February 2019
Financial Times piece on the Government's 'Project After' plans to boost the UK economy in the event of a no deal Brexit. Quotes Joe Owen, IfG Associate Director.
7th February 2019
New Statesman piece on the UK's future relationship with the EU. References the IfG's explainer on bilateral agreements.
6th February 2019
The Financial Times highlights IfG Associate Director Joe Owen's comment on the four scenarios for Brexit in its Brexit Briefing. 
6th February 2019
The Economist piece on the parliamentary agenda and Brexit. Quotes Maddy Thimont Jack, IfG Researcher.
6th February 2019
The IfG says it is increasingly unlikely that the Government would pass all six bills needed for a no deal Brexit and nearly 600 pieces of secondary legislation by March 29.
5th February 2019
Opinion piece on Whitehall's readiness for Brexit. Quotes findings from the IfG's Brexit: two months to go report.
5th February 2019
Joe Owen, IfG Associate Director, appears on The Guardian's Brexit Means podcast to discuss the Prime Minister's chances of changing the Irish backstop plans in the Withdrawal Agreement.
4th February 2019
Financial Times piece on customs in a no deal scenario. Quotes Joe Owen, IfG Associate Director.   
2nd February 2019
The IfG finds that the BEIS has one of the largest Brexit workloads in Whitehall, with the highest number of dedicated work streams in any government department.
2nd February 2019
RTE piece on the Brady amendment to the Government's Plan B for Brexit. Quotes Jill Rutter, IfG Programme Director. 
1st February 2019
New Statesman piece on what surveillance laws could mean for UK business after Brexit. Quotes findings from the IfG's report on security cooperation. 
1st February 2019
The IfG warns that the Government is still unprepared for a no-deal Brexit. Quotes Bronwen Maddox, IfG Director. 
1st February 2019
France 24 piece on Parliament and a possible no deal Brexit. Quotes Jill Rutter, IfG Programme Director.
1st February 2019
The Telegraph reports on the possibility of extending Article 50 following comments made by Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt. Quotes Bronwen Maddox, IfG Director.

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